This very effective, non-invasive fat dissolving treatment uses injections of deoxycholate solution, containing deoxycholic acid, to remove small pockets of stubborn fat that are difficult or impossible to remove by other non-surgical means or by diet or exercise.
- Average treatment time
- What results can I expect?
A reduction in, or the complete removal of, small areas of stubborn, unwanted fat.
- How long will my results last?
This treatment delivers long-lasting results. Up to 3 treatment sessions may be required.
- Is there any downtime required?
No downtime is needed for this treatment.
About this treatment
It is ideal for treating areas of fat that appear underneath the chin, on the jawline or on the arms, hips, waist, inner thighs and buttocks.
This doctor-led treatment can be given almost anywhere on the body apart from around the eyes. More than one series of injections may be required, depending on the size and nature of the fat deposits being treated. This will be discussed with you at your initial consultation prior to any treatment commencing. This treatment is clinically proven and extremely safe, offering excellent results with minimal or no downtime.
Frequently asked questions
Is this treatment right for me?Your suitability for this treatment will be advised at your consultation with your doctor, based on the type of fat present and where on the body it occurs. Aqualyx injections are generally recommended for small pockets of stubborn fat only.
How does this treatment work?The Aqualyx solution is injected directly into the fat being targeted and works by dissolving the fat cells, which are then disposed of naturally by the body. Results will usually show within 6-8 weeks of treatment taking place.
Will I feel any pain during my treatment?Patients will usually feel a warm sensation during treatment but no pain.
Are there any side effects or risks associated with this treatment?You may feel mild irritation, burning or have mild swelling or redness in or around the treated area following your injections. This will usually last for between 12 and 48 hours before subsiding.